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A pleasant bus tale for a change! The big beautiful black lady who drives the 23 can really sing! In addition, she’s really bubbly, friendly, and smiles a lot; things rarely associated with Metro Transit drivers. She’s probably too old for American Idol, which is too bad ‘cuz she could easily be Minnesota’s Jennifer Hudson!
This happened to a friend of mine about 10 years ago or so, but it’s worth posting. He was on a bus in South Minneapolis on his way to a job interview when a stumbling drunk of a man pulls himself onto the bus, swings around on the pole and sits down w/o paying. The bus driver looks over at him and the man says “I’ll get you in a minute.” The bus pulls off and the guy puts on his headphones and starts head-bobbing to the music and at one point yells out “Yeah!” Continue reading ‘Stumble and Bob’
I was riding the 16 around 10pm, and it was just me and two other guys in the back area. The two guys made eye contact, and start to communicate a drug deal. The bag not looking too great to begin with, was first offered at $40, the customer felt he must barter and suggested $25, this went on to continue for another few minutes until a final price was reached at $33. All of this which happened while I was sitting in between them both. I really hoped the guy didn’t have exact change.